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Bir Billing

Bir Billing Paragliding Capital of the World   Bir Billing is the paragliding capital of the world and invites adventure seekers from across the globe. There is also a sizeable community of Tibetan refugees there, along with several Tibetan monasteries that one can visit. Bir is a village located in the west of Joginder Nagar Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India. Bir is a noted centre for ecotourism, spiritual studies, and meditation. Bir is also home to a Tibetan refugee settlement with several Buddhist monasteries and a large stupa. How to Reach Bir Billing:- 1.  How to reach Bir Billing by flight- There is no direct flight connectivity for the city of Bir. Kangra Airport, which is 67.6 km. away from the destination, is the nearest airport that connects Bir to the rest of the world. Other airports close to Bir are in Chandigarh (290 km), Amritsar airport (260 km) and New Delhi (520 km). Nearest Airport: Chandigarh Airport (IXC) - 152 kms from Bir Billing S